Friday, December 30, 2011

Re ms of FLAWED TEXTS AND VERBAL ICONS--why diaries should be burned

—came across Christmas Day 2011. GG = Gerald Graff, then head of Northwestern University Press.

6 June 1983
Harry [on phone] . . . said at lunch wi GTT and GG last week he had suggested GG have Don Cook read the MS. I told HH I thought Cleanth Brooks or Wayne C. Booth might be more like it. I sd “It’s theoretical—its impact will be in critical theory,” and HH pronounced, “But it’s about editing.”. . .

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